frozen poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs


frozen shards dog barking loud house of cards cat in the yard melted heart glass bottles all piled up high no more wine I'm not deprived it's pay day it's all fine so I stagger to the corner liquor store about a block away on a warm sunny day bagged me up chips cigar candy… Continue reading frozen

bus ticket poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs

bus ticket

I bought my bus ticket to nowhere I'm invisible now thin as air drinking Coronas in the back sold all my stuff I'm travelling light changed my name gave up my fame I'm a fly by night hack by day wherever I go no one knows me I hide from the world like a boy… Continue reading bus ticket

Fortune cookie poem by steven james humphreys
Humor, Life's ups and downs, Love and loss

the fortune cookie

grasshopper was having a horrible time picking up on chicks and going out on dates he just couldn't score it was one rejection after another he was really frustrated and confused about the whole man and woman thing he was tired of being someone's door mat and having his heart smashed into a thousand pieces...… Continue reading the fortune cookie

Endure quote by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs


How do you endure around negative people? Is how they make you feel their fault? better question is how do we deal with our own feelings instead of blaming others for our own reactions and behavior? the situation may be for our own growth and betterment... why not go on being you thinking thoughts that… Continue reading endure

Picture poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs


they took a picture of it because they didn't understand life so they looked at it and looked at it and looked but if you would have listened to your heart you never would have chosen the wrong love and your heart would have never been broken and if you didn't allow yourself to be… Continue reading Picture

Crazy town poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs

Crazy town

We work in a crazy town people scurrying falling over each other everywhere angry confused sick and tired of it all bumper to bumper traffic getting heavy filled with these painful needles and pins the alarm screams at us we wake we drop dead in bed we sleep our stomach growls we eat the monotony… Continue reading Crazy town

Bird poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs, Nature, Spiritual and beyond


the bird tweets his song the sun glows the wind blows the clouds form and the days are long nature will do what it does whether or not we are here the burden is ours for what we get out of life and although we can't blame God for everything who likely gets most the… Continue reading bird

What becomes of me poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs

What becomes of me

what will become of me? should I care, as I have so little control over a number of things? everything surely isn't about me, it is about the other and what they want. where have I come from? where am I going? I do not have these answers, for I haven't created all this. all… Continue reading What becomes of me

When this all ends poem by steven james humphreys
Life's ups and downs

When this all ends

When all this ends, it will be as though I've finally done enough. My life hasn't been about anything in particular. nothing stands out, nothing very notable. my achievements are goals unattained. I am not ambitious nor motivated anymore to acquire more things and such for status. I never became rich and famous. I searched… Continue reading When this all ends